Finding out that your partner has been cheating, can create so anger, distance, and confusion. But it can also, understandably, create a lot of blame.
So how can you spot a serial cheater? Well, it’s not always easy. Someone isn’t going to come right out and say that they don’t think cheating is a big deal, especially to someone they’re in a relationship with.
But why do people cheat? There's this really reductive (and sexist) way of looking at cheating where a lot of people just say "Oh, men cheat because they love sex and they want to have it with everyone."
Riding off into the sunset with your high school or college sweetheart can seem amazing, but some people get married before they're ready and end up divorced before many of their friends have even settled down.
It’s a thought you've probably had before, locking eyes with an ex and knowing what’s going to happen next. And you’ve probably quickly followed that thought with, “Yes, it’s a freaking terrible idea — and I’m going to do it …
But as much as cheating can wreak havoc no matter when it happens in a relationship, from the first few months to years into living together, there’s a special type of panic that can arise if you find out your …
I think there's a lack of understanding, or even awareness, around couples counseling, so here are four other things this research can teach us.
It lets you keep all of your Facebook messages, Instagram photos, emails, texts, and pretty much anything else to do with you and your ex all in one place.
But that understanding can sometimes lead to a pressure—to this idea that you and your partner should always be together. And that’s not the case.
The difficult truth about a lot of toxic relationships is that they often don’t start out the way. Manipulative people have a way of drawing people in and then, little by little, letting their toxic behavior take over.